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PBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
.-certified, or designed with energy efficiency in mind. and any project that includes a green roof in its application gets a faster permitting process. faster permits mean faster move- ins and more revenue. that, combined with energy savings, is the kind of green that incentivizes developers like jason westrope. >> if every rooftop in chicago was covered with green roof, the city could save $100 million in energy every year, so there is a direct benefit between the amount of heat energy gained by a building that's not covered, or protected, by a green roof, and that does translate into cooling costs downstairs. >> sreenivasan: downstairs is 900 michigan avenue, a luxury retail, office, and condo building. the green roof was installed because of the city's incentives, but they expanded it when they realized it was attracting tenants. chicago is also taking the fight to the streets. to see one of chicago's most ambitious projects, we met janet attarian in a downtown alley. she is a project director for the city's department of transportation. >> what's special about this alley is tha
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
almost 1,000 people. allen's support is squarely behind president obama thanks to the wind energy tax credit designed to help these businesses grow. >> mitt romney's message is to get rid of the wind production tax credit. well, that's big here because we've got t.p.i. and trinity both producing wind turbines and wind towers, and that's a critical factor for us to keep those plants moving past 2013. >> reporter: o. kay henderson says these single issue voters add up quickly in such a small state. >> if iowa does again come down to a few thousand votes, these sort of narrow cast issues can have a huge effect. and so that is why you see the obama campaign pushing this so hard, because the wind energy industry has about 7,000 or 8,000 workers in iowa. >> reporter: then there is the fight in plain sight-- the >> romney would jeopardize thousands of jobs and knock the wind out of iowa's economy. >> a prairie fire of debt is sweeping across the nation. >> reporter: the negative ads are on >> reporter: the negative ads on almost every channel, every night. >> i mean, it's almost-- the ads bo
PBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
or do to shift the energy here? >> i think the last debate was about the president's performance. it was about how he has behaved as president and what kind of a leader he was. he failed to show. i think joe biden is going to come out strong, aggressively try to carry the fight to mitt romney and paul ryan toaga show that the democratic party, the democratic ticket is fighting frankly. and to. >> warner: some democrats were doubting. >> try to make this debate about the ryan budget, whether the republicans are telling the truth. whether there is a different mitt romney to really carry the fight. >> warner: susan, what do the romney-ryan team think it has to do with vice president biden to try to keep the momentum going? >> well... arner: and not become target of all these questions out the rn plan. >> you know, a debate where people said that republicans won, that would be great news for the romney team trying to build on this progress that they made since the last debate. because of course as andy knows better than anyone, findings that go your way quickly can go away quickly. i
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